Conair VS. Revlon 3 Styles of Hot Air Brushes COMPARED

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Conair and Revlon are both top-selling brands of Hot Air Brushes. But you probably have been wondering; Which Hot Air Brush is the best?

In this article, we are going to do a side by side comparison of 3 different models from each company. They have similar styles, features, and prices.

We will also see, What is the best hot air brush for short hair?


(Top pick for Fine, wavy or straighter hair types)

INFINITIPRO BY CONAIR Hot Air Spin Brush, 2 Inch and 1 1/2 Inch, Black

  • (2) Brush attachments with protective cover
    • 2-inch brush (for longer hair)
    • 1 1/2- inch brush (for mid to shorter lengths)
  • Brushes are easily swapped with the click of a button
  • Hot Air Brush rotates in both directions
  • Use with or without spin function
  • on “cool setting” Hot Air Brush will NOT spin or get hot
  • Tangle-free antistatic bristles
  • Tourmaline ceramic negative ion effect
  • The removable filter allows easy lint cleanup and extends motor life.
  • Insulated using mica, a naturally occurring mineral with thermal properties
  • Cord approx 5ft
  • Smooths hair well
  • Gives hair lots of volume
  • 360 swivel cord
  • Brush tip stays cool won’t burn you
  • will repair or replace your unit for 36 months from the date of purchase


  • make sure your hair is 70-80% dry
  • Make sure buttons are facing out
  • For volume:
    • Spin brush as you pull down on your hair
  • For curl:
    • Pulse the spin button to rollup the hair
    • Then heat for 30-sec
    • switch to the cool setting to lock in the curl
    • slowly unwind hair manually to avoid tangles
  • To flip or curl end:
    • continuously rotate while placing your other hand on the outside of hair for resistance
    • Heat for 15-30 sec for the desired effect


  • Learning Curve (see pro tips on how to use)
  • Can tangle your hair a little trying to learn to use the spin feature
  • Takes longer to dry than Revlon
  • 2” brush is smaller than Revlon
  • Bristles are soft no supporting bristles like Revlon
  • Not for super curly hair since you will need to have your hair mostly dry before using this as a finishing and styling brush. Leaves wave pattern or frizzy appearance

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush

(Most Popular)

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Volumizer Hot Air Brush, Black


  • My top pick for Long hair, Curly or Natural Hair smooth blowouts
  • Cuts down drying time by nearly half
  • Super large brush
  • Sleek and smooth results
  • More air movement than
  • Hair doesn’t have to be almost dry to use it
  • Best for long hair
  • Gets really hot
  • No need to use a straightener or flat iron afterward
  • Supporting Bristles: Nylon Pin & Tufted Boar Bristles for detangling, improved volume and control.
  • Unique Oval Design for Smoothing the Hair, while the Round Edges Create Volume
  • Ceramic Coating helps with even heat distribution
  • swivel cord
  • Certification seal
  • 4 year limited warranty


  • 1 size ONLY brush
  • Not for making waves or curls
  • Do NOT use a Voltage Converter as it will damage the Unit.
  • Large size can be a problem for people with carpal tunnel
 Spin BrushRevlon One-Step
Power 500 Watt1100 Watt
weight  1.7 lbs1.8 pounds
 length  15.5 inches10.1 inches
 Ionictourmaline ceramicgenuine ION generator
 Heat Settings2 + cool 
 Dual Voltage NO NO

See Revlon and Conair in action with Julissa Guillen’s video

Conair VS Revlon Hot Air Brush Combo Kit

Conair 3-in-1 Tourmaline Ceramic Hot Air Brush Combo Kit (Best for short hair)

Conair 3-in-1 Tourmaline Ceramic Hot Air Brush Combo Kit, Black (BC171NCSR)

  • Three attachments for total styling control
    1. 1/4-inch tourmaline ceramic-coated thermal brush
    2. 3/4-inch natural boar and nylon bristle brush (Smaller Brush Size)
    3. concentrator nozzle
  • Tourmaline Ceramic technology
  • Professional length swivel power cord

Revlon Hot Air Brush Kit for Styling & Frizz Control

Revlon Hot Air Brush Kit for Styling & Frizz Control

  • Three attachments:
    1. 1/2 inches Thermal Brush (Bigger Brush Size)
    2. 1-inch Thermal Brush
    3. ⦁ concentrator nozzle
  • Attachment Release Button for an easy switch
  • 3X Ceramic Coating for less hair damage
  • Swivel cord
Conair Revlon
 Power  1000 watts 1200 Watts
 weight  1.09 pounds 9.1 ounces
 length  15.8 inches 15.3 inches
 Ionic  YES YES
 Heat Settings  2 -H/L 2 + cool
 Dual Voltage  NO NO

The ONLY dual voltage Hot Air Brush I could find was Conair 2-in-1 Hot Air Curling Combo

Conair 2-in-1 Hot Air Curling Combo

Conair 2-in-1 Hot Air Curling Combo

Conair OR Revlon Hot Air Paddle Brush Dryer


INFINITIPRO BY CONAIR Hot Air Paddle Brush Styler - for a smooth, frizz-free blowout

  • Style as you dry – eliminate the need to dry, section or even brush hair before use
  • 3 types of bristles – detangling for easier drying, silicone for added shine and nylon guides hair for styling control

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Styler, Black

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer And Styler, Black

  • Smooth Results with Less Frizz in Half the Time
  • POWER of a Dryer PRECISION of a
  • Flexible Tangle Free Bristles
 Power 600 watts1100 Watts
 weight 1.2 pounds1.65 ounces
 length 15.2 inches10.2 inches
 Heat Settings 2 + cool2 + cool
 Dual Voltage NONO

In Conclusion
Which brand of hot air brush is the best?


  • All Hot Air Brushes are more powerfull than Conair
  • Better for curly and thick hair textures


  • Not made to use on wet hair
  • Best for Fine/thin hair textures
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Stephanie, a native Floridian, has spent the majority of her 25 year career as a licensed Professional in the Hair industry, specializing in Chemical Processing and Curly Hair cutting.

She began learning about natural hair care while working at Aubrey Organics. More recently, she has been taking on the challenging question of hair loss and regrowth as a Hair Coach for Kerotin Haircare.

She is also grateful for the knowledge gained from experienced hairdressers while living abroad in the Dominican Republic.

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